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Table 3 Anatomic localization of fractures during the snow and ice period and during the control period

From: Fracture prevalence during an unusual period of snow and ice in the Netherlands

  Snow and ice period (n = 226)* Control period (n = 112)* RR (95% CI)
Head 4 1 4.00 (0.45–35.79)
Upper arm 21 14 1.50 (0.76–2.95)
Forearm 73 25 2.92 (1.85–4.60)
Hand 53 30 1.77 (1.13–2.76)
Chest and spine 14 10 1.40 (0.62–3.15)
Hip 12 10 1.20 (0.52–2.78)
Knee/leg 9 7 1.29 (0.48–3.45)
Ankle/foot 40 15 2.67 (1.47–4.83)
  1. *Some patients had more than one fracture.